Woman struck by a car in Downtown Fresno

September 20, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A woman is in the hospital after she was hit by car in Downtown Fresno. The accident happened around 7:30 Wednesday night near the intersection of Abby and Divisadero.

Police said the driver tried to avoid a woman in the roadway, but ultimately hit her. She was taken to Community Regional Medical Center -- and went into surgery. She is expected to live.

Investigators reported that the driver stopped to assist the pedestrian. Police said that alcohol did not play a role in the crash.